Monthly Archives: March 2018

The Biological Origin of the Word ‘Meme’

In a viral episode of Today I Found Out, host Simon Whistler explains how the word ‘meme’ originated, for what the word was intended and the controversial biologist who came up with the word in the first place. “Meme” was coined by the often controversial evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins in his 1976 book, The Selfish… Read More »

Photo Of The Day By Margaret Trenn

Photo By Margaret Trenn Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Snowy Sentinels” by Margaret Trenn. Location: British Columbia, Canada. See more of Margaret Trenn’s photography at Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the OP website homepage, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. To get your… Read More »

Last Frame: Bears At Play

Photo By Michelle Theall As a photographer for Alaska magazine and photo tour guide with Wild Departures, Michelle Theall spends most of her time in Alaska photographing black, brown and polar bears. Last summer, she spent time with a sow and her three spring cubs in Lake Clark National Park and Preserve on the Alaska… Read More »

Photo Of The Day By Sonya Lang

Photo By Sonya Lang Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Spirit of Winter” by Sonya Lang. Location: Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. “This wolf of the Wapiti pack stepped away from the pack that was feeding on a carcass and wandered over near a thermal area in Yellowstone National Park,” explains Lang. “I was lucky that… Read More »